Notable figures from the US and Korean public and private sectors spoke at the Seoul event. Image: Asan Institute for Policy Studies.

Korea Matters for America Launched in Seoul


The latest edition of Korea Matters for America/America Matters for Korea was launched at an event in Seoul on March 19th. The booklet, produced in conjunction with the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, highlights the many dimensions of the US-South Korea relationship. Speakers and panelists at the Seoul event included US Ambassador to Korea, Hon. Sung Kim; President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea, Amy Jackson; members of the Korean National Assembly, Hon. Jin-ha Hwang and Hon. Jong-hoon Kim; President of the Asan Institute, Dr. Hahm Chaibong; Vice-President of the Asan Institute, Dr. Choi Kang; Director of the East-West Center in Washington, Dr. Satu Limaye; and others. The new booklet is available for download here.

Video from the event, including all remarks and discussion, is available below. For more photos from the event please click here.

US Ambassador Sung Kim gives remarks at the launch of Korea Matters in Seoul on March 19. Image: Asan Institute for Policy Studies.
Dr. Satu Limaye introduces the Korea Matters booklet and companion website during the event. Image: Asan Institute for Policy Studies.